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2017 Photo Gallery
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August 11 Continuing on to Croker
August 11 Heading to Croker past Bedford Island – North Channel
Sauna along the shoreline in McGregor Bay
August 9 West Sampson anchorage in McGregor Bay – North Channel
August 8 Another toast to Gaviidae!
August 8 Clare and Jerry join us for the celebration
August 8 For the second time, Mark and Jeanne help us christen Gaviidae!
August 8 A toast to Gaviidae!
August 8 Boat Rules Happy Hour – Yum!
August 8 After the storm
August 5 Mark working hard at a crossword puzzle
August 9 Mark
August 4 Little Current Cruiser’s Net Happy Hour
August 4 GLCC memorabilia at Turner’s in Little Current
August 2 First time in Sturgeon Cove
July 31 Ray’s Bay Deck Party with Gaviidae in the background
July 31 Deck party at Norm and Elaine’s
July 29 Happy in Meldrum Bay after 12 hour run from Harrisville MI
July 29 Sunrise over Lake Huron – Harrisville MI
July 28 Bayview to Mackinac Race Boats
July 27 Water Warriors leaving Harbor Beach
July 27 Water Warrior Mascot
July 27 Water Warrior Mascot
July 27 Water Warriors in Harbor Beach MI
July 26 Need a lee cloth for the books!
July 17 Heading under the Bluewater Bridge – Sarnia ON
July 16 My favorite ship along the way!
July 16 Tight squeeze along the Lake St Clair shipping channel
July 15 Detroit Skyline
July 14 The view from the mast in Scudder Bay – Pelee Island
July 14 Up the mast at Pelee Island
July 13 Sunset at Mentor Harbor
July 13 The Boat Bar at the Mentor Harbor Yacht Club
July 11 Lake Erie Lighthouse
July 10 Threatening skies ahead on our first day on Lake Erie
July 10 Passing by Buffalo
July 9 Rowing Regatta along the Black Rock Canal – New York
July 9 Bascule Bridge in its down position
July 9 Bascule Bridge along the Black Rock Canal
July 3 Last day cruising on the Erie Canal
July 3 Passing through Lockport
July 3 Pretty Lockport – just no place to stop!
July 3 The very tiny town of Gasport NY
July 3 Wild Lillies along the Canal
July 2 Approaching lock on our way to Brockport
July 2 Bridges near Rochester NY
July 1 Gaviidae in her party clothes – Pittsford NY
July 1 – I did my best to recruit another crew member but Dan had other ideas
June 29 The result of smacking a lock wall – cradle failure, note the support on the front and the tipped over spreaders.
June 28 Rainbow as we drive to Rhode Island
June 25 View from the bridge in Fairport
June 25 Gaviidae sitting peacefully in Fairport NY
June 25 Dan sampling the beer at a brewery in Fairport
June 25 Dan with Sal the mule in Fairport NY
June 25 One of the NY Canal Maintenance Tugs-there is continuous maintenance and dredging that occurs along the canal
June 25 Richmond Aquaduct on the Erie Canal
June 25 Remains of the Richmond Aquaduct
June 25 First of many low bridges
June 25 We were escorted by Herons throughout the day
June 25 Julie as we approach a lock – our headsets helped immensely during the locking procedure
June 22 Sylvan Beach – stuck in the 50’s!
June 22 Hot Car!
June 22 Vintage VW Van
June 22 Thursday night car show in Sylvan Beach
June 22 Part of an old Lock
June 22 Dredging Barge complete with a Teddy Bear as crew!
June 22 Dan in Lock 19
June 22 Easy locks make Dan smile!
June 22 One of three downbound locks on the Erie Canal (Lock 20)
June 22 Clearing the bridge before Lock 19
June 22 Low bridge followed immediately by Lock 19 near Ilion
June 20 Pate at the Canalside Inn in Little Falls NY
June 20 Lock 17 Greatest vertical lift in a single lock – forty feet!
June 20 Julie ready to fend off as we go up 40 feet in Lock 17
June 20 Dan at the helm as we approach Lock 17
June 20 Gorgeous section of the Erie Canal between Lock 16 and 17
June 20 Leaving the St Johnsville Marina
June 19 Our path on a drizzly day from Canajoharie to St. Johnsville
June 18 Tied to the wall at Canajoharie
June 18 Herb garden planted but needs two more plants!
June 17 Dam next to Lock E8
June 14 Gaviidae alongside in Waterford NY at the start of the Erie Canal
June 14 Bow Thruster Man
June 15 Follow the road to the Erie Canal
June 13 Awesome scallop dinner in Waterford – $14!
June 12 Trying to remove the furling pin
June 12 Dan’s Birthday with a Whoopie Pie and candle, compliments of Anne S.
June 10 Engineering the Cradle
June 10 Anne pulling out the cotter pins
June 10 Break time from cradle building
June 9 The town of Catskill is full of colorful cats – I was especially fond of the Mermaid Cat
June 8 Good morning New York
June 8 Passing the Battery NYC
June 8 New York City at 4AM
June 8 O-Dark Thirty in New York City
June 7 Dan replacing the fresh water pump for the engine
June 4 View of Port Washington harbor from Louie’s
June 4 Everyone stops at Louie’s
June 3 Great sail the second half of the day!
June 2 Dinner prep at Duck Island
June 1 Relaxing at our first anchorage
June 1 Going under the Jamestown Bridge
June 1 Leaving Wickford
May 30 Dan putting on the Mantus Anchor
May 3 Three weeks of polishing – what an improvement!
April 26 Roxbury CT Switch in the Garden
April 25 Roxbury CT Housesit – Arrival of Spring
April 25 Roxbury CT Switch and Rica trying to make me sleep on the floor
April 24 Roxbury CT Housesit – Keeping myself busy collecting donations for the Women Who Sail Belize trip
April 23 Fellow Gozzard Owners Susan and George Rodriguez in Connecticut
April 17 West New York NJ Last night dinner at Rumba Cubano
April 17 West New York NJ A sample of a little bit of everything at Rumba Cubano
April 17 Again Echo is in a box I’m trying to pack!
April 17 Echo seems intent on jumping into everything I’m trying to pack!
April 17 West New York NJ Echo jumping into everything that’s open, much to Penny’s frustration
April 14 West New York NJ View of Manhattan across the Hudson River
April 14 West New York NJ Crocus blooming along the parkway
April 12 West New York NJ Penny the Dachshund hiding under the covers
April 7 First selfie on our new Gozzard 41
April 4 Gillwood Nothing better than puppy breath!
April 5 Gillwood Playing with the Whoodle Puppies
Basket of Whoodles
March 14 The elusive White Tail Finch
March 9 Upside-down Squirrel Cake?
February 14 Dan pretends to enjoy spending Valentine’s Day geocaching – and he’s the one who found the cache! Smile Dan.
February 10 Nose the Possum – cute until you see the tail!
March 6 Trivia night at the Albion Hotel in Bayfield
January 22 Awesome dessert buffet at the Spoon and Stable with Cheryl!
January 21 Women’s March with Nancy
January 21 The Women’s March in St Paul
January 15 Visiting the old/new place in Park Rapids with Mark, Jeanne and Dan
January 15 It was big before, now it’s huge!
January 8 Dinner with our landlords!
January 1 2017 – A New Year!
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